University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Assistant Professor in Design Integration (Tenure-Track)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
School of Architecture (SoA)

The School of Architecture (SoA) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position in Building Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor. As digital technologies transform the building industry, from the techniques used to design and execute buildings to the technologies and systems deployed within them, the SoA seeks to expand its instructional and research capacity in innovative building technologies, as specified in the position description:

Position 004010:  DESIGN INTEGRATION

Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate/graduate university classes in required core courses that include architectural design studios, structures courses, building technology courses and elective courses with an emphasis on innovative structural assemblies, material systems and/or integrated design. Particular interest will be given to applicants who engage in computational methods and advanced technologies such as robotics and/or fabrication as part of their teaching, design and/or research.  The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in SoA’s Integrated Design Research Lab and state-of-the-art fabrication and computation labs.

Applicants should demonstrate the ability and/or potential to be an enthusiastic and effective teacher of design and building technology in both the studio and the lab/classroom environments. Evidence of emerging and peer-reviewed research, published design work and scholarship, design awards, research grants and/or design practice is required. A professional degree in architecture (either M.Arch., B.Arch. + post-professional graduate degree, and/or other equivalent degree) is desired but not required. Particular interest will be given to applicants that have either a professional license (RA or PE) or a PhD in a relevant field.

The SoA offers four-degree programs: Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (B.A. in Arch.), Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Master of Urban Design (MUD), Master of Science in Architecture (M.S. in Arch.), as well as dual-degree programs in Architecture + Urban Design and Architecture + Computer Science.

The SoA is committed to a culturally and intellectually diverse environment that supports a broad range of opportunities for scholarly work. UNC Charlotte is an urban research university in which faculty and students are supported by exceptional facilities and a dynamic metropolitan landscape. We celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to, ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender identification, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. We strongly encourage applications from women and members of under-represented groups and expect all applicants to identify assets that address our diverse student population.

Qualified applicants must complete the online faculty application at Application requirements include 1) cover letter, 2) statement on research interests and objectives;  3) statement on pedagogical philosophy and teaching interests; 4) statement on approaches to diversity in the classroom, profession, and/or research;  5) annotated portfolio; and 6) CV including contact information for three  references.  Review of applications will commence January 3, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Employment begins August 17, 2020. Questions regarding the above  position  may  be  directed to Interim Director Jose’ Gamez at

UNC Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AA).

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